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The Amgen Biotech Experience comes to NSW high schools

14 September, 2017

The Amgen Foundation, in partnership with the University of Sydney, has launched the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) in Australia as part of a global $10.5 million investment in science education.


US Salmonella outbreak linked to microbiology laboratories

03 August, 2017

Public health officials in several US states have identified an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections linked to various clinical, commercial, and college and university teaching microbiology laboratories.


STEM professionals encouraged to give back to students

06 September, 2016

Ai Group and CSIRO have partnered together in a program to increase the number of industry professionals showcasing real-life science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) skills and careers in Australian schools.


RV Investigator turns into a floating classroom

11 August, 2016

A new training program for Australia's future marine scientists is set to transform CSIRO's science research vessel, the RV Investigator, into a floating classroom.


Lonza Overcoming Interference e-Learning Module

18 July, 2016

Lonza has announced the release of the Overcoming Interference e-Learning Module for its QC Insider Toolbox, which covers the causes of interference in the bacterial endotoxins test (BET) and provides the user with solutions to help ensure compliance.


An introduction to printing body parts

25 November, 2015

The Australian Institute for Innovative Materials has launched the four-week online course 'Bioprinting: 3D Printing Body Parts', enabling people to discover how the world of 3D printing and biocompatible materials is allowing scientists to rethink approaches to health care.


STEM students need more industry experience

31 August, 2015

Australia's tertiary science and ICT students are being disadvantaged by a lack of industry experience to help them prepare for the workplace after graduating, according to a paper released by the Office of the Chief Scientist.


Expanded quality assurance for Sigma-Aldrich facilities

24 July, 2015

Life science company Sigma-Aldrich has received ISO 13485 certification for expanded quality assurance capabilities at its Dekalb and Barton facilities located in St Louis, USA.


Australia's research training system under review

21 May, 2015

Minister for Education and Training Christopher Pyne has commissioned the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) to undertake a review of Australia's research training system to ensure that it meets our research needs in the 21st century.


Industry-led initiative to support research commercialisation

15 May, 2015

The Science Next Collaborative was launched by Sigma-Aldrich this week in response to the challenges faced by many scientists, particularly early- to mid-career researchers, when bridging the gap from basic and promising research discovery to translational research and its commercialisation.


Fluke Biomedical Advantage Training online training centre

02 May, 2015

Fluke Biomedical has launched Advantage Training, an online centre aimed at providing accessible training to the biomedical engineering community. The training centre features a curriculum that covers the full spectrum of medical device preventive maintenance and quality assurance for biomedical and diagnostic imaging equipment.


Technology-commercialisation skills study awarded grant

01 April, 2015

The Professional Standards Councils (PSC) will fund a year-long study to identify the skills and qualities required to successfully put research to use via commercialisation.


Chinese students to study radio astronomy in WA

05 November, 2014

The University of Western Australia has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC) that will see up to 50 Chinese PhD students visit Western Australia.


AsureQuality receives ISO 13485:2012 certification

16 June, 2014

AsureQuality, a contract manufacturer of in vitro diagnostics, has announced it has achieved ISO 13485:2012 certification for the contract manufacture of in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDs).


Professorship to revive palynology in WA

08 April, 2014

Oil and gas companies Chevron and Woodside, alongside The University of Western Australia (UWA), are launching an international search for an expert who can breathe new life into the discipline of palynology in Western Australia.


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